London and Edinburgh: The Ballantyne Press, No Date. Full leather. Three volumes. octavo. The Holy Bible translated out of the original tongues in the year of our lord MDCXI (1611).Containing the Old and New Testament and the Apocrypha, volume one Genesis to Esther, volume two Job to Malachi, volume three New Testament Apocrypha. Full page illustrations through-out with historical and biblical scene in colour .Handsomely bound by Zahensdorf full purple morocco, covers triple gilt ruled of corners and a central gilt motif of the catholic shield of the holy book, spine gilt decorations of the star of david, the triple spiral, the menorh, the lotus flower, gilt titles, raised bands, all edges gilt, silk purple doublures.
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1904. Leather_bound. Twelve volumes. Octavo. The Works of Benjamin Franklin including the private as well as the official and scientific correspondence together with the unmutilated and correct version of the autobiography complied and edited by John Bigelow. Portrait frontispiece to each volumes. The collector's Federal Edition is limited to six hundred numbered copies which this is number 9.Bound in three quarter wine morocco, marbled tan boards, spines gilt title and numbered, raised bands, top edge gilt, tan marbled endpaper.
London and New York: The Napoleon Society, 1902. Leather_bound. Seventeen volumes. Octavo. The Life and Memoirs of Bonaparte Napoleon, by Louis Antoine Fauvelet De Bourrienne, William Hazlitt, Madame Junot Duchesse D' Abrantés. The Fontainebleau Edition is limited to fifteen number copies which this is number 10, illustrated colored frontispiece to each volume and facsimile letters with title tissue guard. Bound by Adams Bindery in three quarter crushed red morocco between marbled boards, spine gilt floral decorations and inlaid stylized fleur-de-lys design, gilt titles, raised bands, top edge gilt, marbled endpaper. A magnificent and opulent set in fine binding.
London: H.R. Young, 1819- 1820. Full leather. Four volumes. Octavo. First edition. Portraits, Memoirs, and Characters of Remarkable Persons, from the Revolution in 1688 to the End of the Reign of George II. Collected from the most authentic accounts extant. Complete with one hundred and fifty-five portraits, engraved plates. Bound in full black morocco intricate floral blind tooling to covers and spine and combine with gilt motif, raised bands, gilt title, inner gilt dentelles.
Edinburgh: John Grant, 1902. Leather_bound. Four volumes. Thick quartos, The History of the Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote of La Mancha. Translated from the Spanish by P.A. Motteux. The Edition-De-Luxe with plates in three states is limited to one hundred and thirty copies which this is number 104. Bound in three quarter wine marocco over marbled boards, gilt title, raised bands, marbled endpaper.
London: T. Cadell and W. davies, Strand, 1820. Full leather. Two volumes. Octavo. The Life and Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, embellished with engravings from design by Thomas Stothard. Bound Ramage binders in full navy blue morocco double gilt ruled lines to covers, spine gilt floral decorations, raised bands, gilt title, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers.
London: 1923. Full leather. Five volumes. Octavo. Essay of Montaigne. Translated by Charles Cotton to which are added some account of the life of Montaigne, notes, a translation of all the letters known to be extant, and an enlarge index with portraits, edited by Willam Carew Hazlitt. Handsomely bound in full red morocco, covers with radiant green inlaid heraldic frame and gilt looping tendrils enclosing floral centerpiece decorations, triple gilt ruled line to corners, spine in six compartments with gilt decorations between raised banding, gilt titles, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers, gilt turn-ins.
Boston: Published by the Bibliophile Society, 1901. Full leather. Ten volumes . Octavo. The Odes and Epodes of Horace. Text edited by Clement Lawrence Smith and with versions paraphrase and explanatory notes by eminent scholars, statesmen, and poetsand with a introduction by Archbishop Ireland. This edition is limited to four-hundred and sixty-seven which this is number 125. Illustrated etching signed by Howard Pyle and others by William Harry Warren Bicknell.Handsomely bound in full crushed brown morocco, covers gilt extra of wide bands rules, spine gilt decorations of floral motif and musical instrument, raised bands, gilt title, inner cover gilt with a central red and brown morocco, tan silk doublures, top edge gilt.
London: T. Cadell, Strand, 1841. Full leather. Six volumes. Octavo. The History of England From The Invasion of Julius Cæsar To The Revolution N 1688, by David Hume. Bound in full tan morocco, double gilt rule to boards, spine in six compartments between raised bands and floral gilt decorations, black and red title labels, portrait illustration frontispiece.
New York: The Tandy-Thomas Company, 1909. Leather_bound. twelve volumes. Octavo. The Historians Of Greece. Translated from ancient Greek by Benjamin Jowett, illustrated to frontispiece and title tissue guard. Bound in three quarter brown morocco, marbled boards, gilt title, raised bands, top edge gilt, marbled endpaper.
London: Henry Colburn, 1846. Leather_bound. Four volumes. Octavo. History of the Captivity of Napoleon at St. Helena, by General Count Montholon, the emperor's companion in the exile and testamentary executor. Bound by Riviere in three quarter blue morocco over cloth boards. spine gilt motif, raised bands, gilt title, top edge gilt, marbled endpaper.
London: Frederick Warne, 1900. Leather_bound. Four volumes. Octavo. The Flowering Plants Grasses, Sedges, and Ferns of Great Britain, by Anne Pratt. The New Edition illustrated with three hundred and fifteen coloured plates figuring upward of 1500 species.Bound in three quarter green morocco over canvas board, gilt title, raised bands, top edge gilt.
Philadelphia and London: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1904. Leather_bound. Twenty-two. volumes. Octavo. The Writings of Willam Prescott. The Montezuma Edition is limited to one thousand copies which this is number 457, illustrated frontispiece with title tissue guard. Bound in three quarter green morocco between marbled boards. spine gilt motif of crown, shield, and the rampant lion, gilt title, raised bands, top edge gilt, marbled endpaper.
London: John Murray, 1880. Leather_bound. Four Volumes. Octavo. History of Herodotus. A new English version, edited with copious notes and appendence, illustrated the history and geography of herodotus, from the most recent sources of information; and embodying the chief result, historical and ethnographical, which have been obtained in the progress of cuneiform and hieroglyphical discovery. Binding in three quarter blue morocco, raised bands, maroon title labels, gilt motif to spine, all edges marbled.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1923. Full leather. Twenty-four volumes. Thick octavo. The Works of Theodore Roosevelt the Memorial Edition. Prepared under the auspices of the Roosevelt Memorial Association and Herman Hagedorn editor. This edition is printed on watermark rags paper which has Roosevelt initial embedded and limited to one thousand and fifty copies which this is number 483. Volume one of limitation page signed in black ink Edith Kermit Roosevelt. illustrated frontispiece to each volume.Bound by the publisher Charles Scribner's Son in a deluxe and rare leather binding in full tan crushed morocco, delicate blind tooling to spine of the U.S. great seal emblem, raised bands, gilt title, top edge gilt, mosaic blind tooling to covers with foliage and double and quadruple rule line.
London: George Allen, Sunnyside, Orpington, 1893. Full leather. Three volumes. Folio. Fifth edition. The Stones of Venice by John Ruskin. Illustrations drawn by the artist. Bound in full navy blue morocco, blind and gilt tooling to covers and spine, gilt title, raised bands, top edge gilt, blue marbled endpaper.
Boston: Estes and Lauriat, 1897. Leather_bound. Twenty-six volumes. Octavo. The Complete Works of John Ruskin. The Connoisseur Edition is limited to fifty copies which this is number 48. Portrait, etching, engraving, landscape and other illustrations throughtout set. Title include Modern Painters, The Stones of Venice, Seven Lamps of Architecture, The Two Paths Love's Meinie Val D' Arno, St. Marks Crest, Ethics Of The Dust, The Crown Of The Wild Olives, etc. Bound in three quarter crushed red morocco over marbled boards, spine dense giltl decorations of floral and crown motif, gilt title, raised bands, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers, A handsome set in fine binding.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1941. Leather_bound. Six volumes. Octavo. The Sangamon Edition. Abraham Lincoln by Carl Sandburg, title include The Prairie Years, The War Years. Illustrated throughout, bound in three quarter red morocco, gilt decorations to spine, gilt title, raised bands, top edge gilt, marbled endpaper.
Edinburgh: Cadell and Company, 1829. Full leather. Seventy-four volumes. Small Octavo. The Writings of Sir. Walter Scott the Waverley Novels. ALL FIRST EDITION.Bound by Morrell Binder in full tan morocco covers and spine gilt decorations, red and black title labels, all edges gilt, leather turn-ins.
London: Virtue and Company Limited. Full leather. Two volumes. Large quarto. The Plays of William Shakspere, the Imperial Edition, edited by Charles Knight, with illustrations on steel from pictures by C.W Cope, W.P. Frith, C.R. Leslie, D. Maclise, E.M. Ward, C. Clint, H.S. Marks W.Q. Orchardson, and others.Bound in full red morocco, heavy gilt decorations of theatrical motif, to covers and spine, raised bands, gilt title, all edges gilt.
Boston: Frederick J. Quinby and Company, 1900s. Full leather. Twenty volumes. Octavo. Courtiers and Favourites of Royalty, ( Talleyrand, Madame Du Barri, Richelieu, Empress Josephine, Marmontel, Joseph Fouchè, Madame D' Epinay, Cardinal De Retz, History of Henry IV). The petites maisons edition is limited to one hundred copies and registered sets of which this is copy number one. Each volumes to frontispiece with a full page illustrations and title tissue guard.Handsomely bound by Harcourt binders in full wine wine morocco, gilt decorations to covers and spine foliate leaves motif and onlays of aqua green tulips to corners, five compartments to spine separated between raised banding, top edge gilt, inner cover with gilt decorative leather doublures of wine morocco and a central aqua green morocco compartments. A beautiful and splendid set.
London: The Navarre Society Limited, 1925. Leather_bound. One volume. Octavo. The Complete Angler or the Contemplative man's Recreation of Izaak Walton and Charles Cotton. Edited by John Major, with eight original etchings by Damman and seventy-four wood engravings, illustrated portrait frontispiece. Bound by Bayntun Binders in three quarter green mororro between cloth boards, spine gilt motif of fish tackle and bait, gilt title, top edge gilt, marbled endpaper.